Celine Dion returned to the Las Vegas stage to honour her late husband René Angélil.

Celine Dion

Celine Dion

The 'My Heart Will Go On' hitmaker's husband tragically passed away earlier this month after a long battle with throat cancer and Celine made an appearance at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace to remember his "strength and warmth".

She said: "This is my home away from home. At the same time I'm supposed to feel extremely comfortable being home and right now I'm not sure how comfortable I feel.

"I feel his love in this room. I feel his strength and his warmth being reflected in all of you. René always surrounded me with the best people who believed in us and always worked so hard on our behalf."

Speaking towards the end of the evening, she added: "On behalf of my family, thank you again for being here with us this evening for this beautiful tribute to mon amour. René I love you, so much, merci, good night."

Meanwhile, Celine previously thanked her fans for their "love and support" following René's death.

She said: "My family and I are deeply touched by the outpouring of love and support from so many people who have touched our lives during these past few days. We have felt your love for René, and your prayers and compassion have helped us during this most difficult time... more than you'll ever know. I thank you from the bottom of my heart."

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